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Strengthening cooperation in the transport sector at the centre of Moroccan-Gabonese talks

The means of reinforcing cooperation between Morocco and Gabon in the fields of transport and logistics were at the centre of talks, on Thursday 26 January 2023 in Rabat, between the Minister of Transport and Logistics, Mr. Mohammed ABDELJALIL and his Gabonese counterpart, Mr. Brice Constant Paillat. During this meeting, the two parties reviewed the […]

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South Africa : Spectacular recovery at Cape Town International Airport over December 2022

Provincial Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, Mireille Wenger today warmly welcomed preliminary statistics received from Airports Company South Africa (ACSA), which showed that Cape Town International Airport recorded a spectacular recovery in passenger numbers during the peak season month of December when compared to pre-pandemic numbers. Minister Wenger said: “These preliminary statistics received from […]

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Premier Alan Winde Welcomes Partial Resumption of Eerste River-Bellville Train Service

Premier Alan Winde cautiously welcomes Metrorail’s partial resumption of the train service between Eerste River and Bellville in Cape Town this morning. The service has been suspended since the Covid-19 national state of disaster was implemented in 2020. According to Metrorail, services would have resumed in December 2022 but were delayed due to “environmental issues”. […]

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Uganda : Parliament to debate ways of curbing road accidents

Legislators will hold a comprehensive debate on how to curb the increasing road accidents which have claimed many lives. In a sitting of the House on Friday, 06 January 2023, the Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa directed the Minister for Works and Transport to present a statement on the road accidents and what the enforcing agencies […]

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THE NEW ECTN MANAGEMENT PLATFORM IS UP NOW

As part of the new government reforms, and after the decision of the Council of Ministers on September 29, 2021 regarding the transfer of the management of the ECTN to the Port Authority of Cotonou, we inform all of our customers that the old platform for Electronic Cargo Tracking Note (ECTN), https://www.besc-benin.com, is no longer available. Thus, […]

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MSC Boosts Connections Between Angola, Namibia and Their Key Trade Markets

As part of MSC’s decision to expand its Sub Saharan Africa network, the company is reshuffling its Angola service, offering Pointe-Noire, Congo Republic (CR), and Matadi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), as from January 2023. Offering Pointe-Noire on the Angola service will represent a significant advantage for Asia and India markets in the region. The […]

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MSC Group completes acquisition of Bolloré Africa Logistics

PRESS RELEASE – MSC Group is pleased to confirm that its wholly owned subsidiary SAS Shipping Agencies Services has completed the acquisition of Bolloré Africa Logistics. The transaction was approved by all applicable regulatory authorities. MSC’s acquisition of Bolloré Africa Logistics SAS and its affiliates (“Bolloré Africa Logistics Group”) highlights the long-term commitment of MSC […]

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BOLLORÉ AFRICA LOGISTICS SIGNS THE CONCESSION AGREEMENT FOR THE PORT OF DOUALA TIMBER TERMINAL

Bolloré Africa Logistics and the Autonomous Port of Douala (PAD) signed the concession agreement for the Port of Douala Timber Terminal (TBPD) on Friday 10 December 2022 in Douala. This new body, which is taking over the assets of the Société d’Exploitation des Parcs à Bois du Cameroun (SEPBC), will be in charge of developing […]

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Launch of the report “Pirates and Oil Theft in the Niger Delta: an analysis of the connection between piracy and oil bunkering”

The CRIMSON project is pleased to announce the “Pirates and Oil Theft in the Niger Delta: an analysis of the connection between piracy and oil bunkering” report, launched on 1st December 2022 at the G7++ Friends of the Gulf of Guinea (FoGG) in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. The study was coordinated by Thomas Kieler, EU Delegation […]

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Enhancing the Trans-Saharan Road corridor to boost trade and economic development

© Abdelrahman Hassanein/Shutterstock | Economic corridors enable regions and countries to offer high-capacity transport systems that foster trade. UNCTAD and the Islamic Development Bank launch a roadmap for supporting economic development and regional integration through Africa’s Trans-Saharan corridor. Trade and transport corridors, the major routes that facilitate the movement of people and goods between regions and […]

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